The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 181 170 166
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 36 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.71% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 1.17% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 19
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £40,000 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1186 855 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.37% 23.30% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 917 691 648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,650 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 25 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Wakefield -9 2 £21,000 -47.50% 1
Bradford -10 2 £23,500 -41.25%
Wetherby - 2 £17,250 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (87.63%) MCSE
3 84 (86.60%) Windows
4 77 (79.38%) Microsoft
5 59 (60.82%) VMware
6 57 (58.76%) Citrix
7 55 (56.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 53 (54.64%) MS Excel
9 51 (52.58%) Active Directory
10 49 (50.52%) Cisco
10 49 (50.52%) SAN
11 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
12 44 (45.36%) CCNA
12 44 (45.36%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (37.11%) Cisco IOS
14 35 (36.08%) ITIL
15 32 (32.99%) MCITP
16 31 (31.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 30 (30.93%) Linux
18 28 (28.87%) Clustering
19 27 (27.84%) Firewall
20 25 (25.77%) TCP/IP
20 25 (25.77%) CCNP
20 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
21 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
21 24 (24.74%) CheckPoint
22 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
22 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
22 23 (23.71%) SCCM
23 21 (21.65%) MPLS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (49.48%) MS Exchange
2 20 (20.62%) SharePoint
3 19 (19.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.46%) Lync
5 13 (13.40%) IIS
6 12 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.19%) Apache
8 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 53 (54.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) SaaS
2 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (50.52%) SAN
2 36 (37.11%) Cisco IOS
3 27 (27.84%) Firewall
4 25 (25.77%) TCP/IP
5 21 (21.65%) MPLS
5 21 (21.65%) OSPF
5 21 (21.65%) BGP
6 16 (16.49%) EIGRP
7 12 (12.37%) DNS
8 11 (11.34%) NetScaler
9 6 (6.19%) LAN
9 6 (6.19%) WAN
9 6 (6.19%) SMTP
9 6 (6.19%) DHCP
10 5 (5.15%) VPN
11 4 (4.12%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.12%) HTTPS
11 4 (4.12%) FTP
11 4 (4.12%) PBX
11 4 (4.12%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
1 4 (4.12%) Retail
2 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (22.68%) Team Leader
3 20 (20.62%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 15 (15.46%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.22%) Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.15%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Wintel Support
8 5 (5.15%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Operations Team Leader
8 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
8 5 (5.15%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) IT Support
9 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.12%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Server Support
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) LAMP
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.87%) Clustering
2 11 (11.34%) EqualLogic
3 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.19%) Social Media
5 4 (4.12%) PKI
6 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.06%) iPhone
7 2 (2.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 84 (86.60%) Windows
2 30 (30.93%) Linux
3 23 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (21.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (17.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.22%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) ITIL
2 25 (25.77%) Load Balancing
3 15 (15.46%) E-Commerce
4 13 (13.40%) Change Control
5 10 (10.31%) Problem Management
6 8 (8.25%) CRM
6 8 (8.25%) Project Management
7 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
7 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.15%) Change Management
8 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.15%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.12%) High Availability
9 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.09%) Migration
10 3 (3.09%) Service Management
11 2 (2.06%) Time Management
11 2 (2.06%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.19%) Java
2 6 (6.19%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) VB
4 1 (1.03%) Perl
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (87.63%) MCSE
3 44 (45.36%) CCNA
3 44 (45.36%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (32.99%) MCITP
5 31 (31.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (25.77%) CCNP
7 20 (20.62%) CCSE
7 20 (20.62%) MCP
7 20 (20.62%) CCSA
8 16 (16.49%) RHCA
8 16 (16.49%) RHCE
9 9 (9.28%) MCTS
10 6 (6.19%) CCA
10 6 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (4.12%) MCDST
11 4 (4.12%) CCIE
11 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.06%) Degree
13 1 (1.03%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (56.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (52.58%) Active Directory
3 24 (24.74%) Hyper-V
4 17 (17.53%) XenApp
5 9 (9.28%) XenServer
6 7 (7.22%) vSphere
7 4 (4.12%) UAG
7 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.03%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (23.71%) SCCM
2 8 (8.25%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.15%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
5 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Puppet
6 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 77 (79.38%) Microsoft
2 59 (60.82%) VMware
3 57 (58.76%) Citrix
4 49 (50.52%) Cisco
5 24 (24.74%) CheckPoint
6 21 (21.65%) Red Hat
7 11 (11.34%) Juniper
7 11 (11.34%) Symantec
8 7 (7.22%) Dell
9 4 (4.12%) Polycom
9 4 (4.12%) LANDesk
9 4 (4.12%) Apple
9 4 (4.12%) Siemens
9 4 (4.12%) Mitel
10 3 (3.09%) Veeam
11 2 (2.06%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.06%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.06%) BMC
11 2 (2.06%) IBM
11 2 (2.06%) Sun
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